Emily Kubincanek

Emily Kubincanek is a Senior Contributor for Film School Rejects and resident classic Hollywood fan. When she's not writing about old films, she works as a librarian and film archivist. You can find her tweeting about Cary Grant and hockey here: @emilykub_
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The Unsettling Appeal of ‘Dementia’

By Emily Kubincanek 

In 1955, John Parker’s experimental feature didn’t find its deserved audience. Today, we present it as an essential work of horror cinema existing in the canon beyond the classics.

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Dorothy Arzner’s ‘Working Girls’ Shows Depression Hard-Knocks from the Female Perspective

By Emily Kubincanek 

Dorothy Arzner’s 1931 film ‘Working Girls’ shows “MEN may do the bossing — but the girls make their own plans for them!’

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Love Needs No Explanation in ‘History is Made at Night’

By Emily Kubincanek 

The restored Criterion edition of Frank Borzage’s masterpiece romance shows the talent and intuition he had to reach the audience’s hearts.

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Film History Comes to Life in ‘Hollywood Home Movies: Stars at Work and Play’

By Emily Kubincanek 

From all-star tennis to Alfred Hitchcock eating a banana, these Academy Film Archive home movies show a different side of Hollywood throughout history.

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Bill Morrison Breathes New Life into a Decaying Silent Film with ‘let me come in’

By Emily Kubincanek 

TCM viewers get to experience a haunting, yet romantic opera pieced together from presumed-lost film footage.

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Meet the Team on a Quest to Find Orson Welles’ Lost Original Cut of ‘The Magnificent Ambersons’

By Emily Kubincanek 

We talked to the director and producers of ‘The Lost Print,’ an upcoming documentary about finding the original director’s cut of ‘The Magnificent Ambersons.’

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‘Where Are My Children?’ and Lois Weber’s Trailblazing Films About Women

By Emily Kubincanek 

First-wave feminism sprung from the birth control movement, which is on full display in Weber’s controversial 1916 film.

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‘Flames of Wrath’ and the Pioneering African-American Women of Silent Cinema

By Emily Kubincanek 

Maria P. Williams was one of the first African-American women to make movies, and her life is as fascinating as the one known film she made.

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‘No Man of Her Own’ was Carole Lombard and Clark Gable’s Precursor to Real-Life Romance

By Emily Kubincanek 

Before they fell in love, they starred in this romance that gives modern viewers a peek at their relationship.